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Senior Analyst, Financial Planning


Saint-Laurent, QC, CANADA
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Empowering healthcare starts with you. It starts with the chain of events you initiate when you work with McKesson Canada -- a chain that extends across the country and results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

Position Description

Job Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Reporting & Budget, the Senior Analyst, Financial Planning will analyse, plan and support the preparation of the annual budget plan and the cash flow forecasting process.

Specific Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Corporate Controller and the Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, develops a corporate cash flow forecasting model, prepares and reviews financial and budgetary forecasts and scenarios for internal clients, and plans short and long-term cash flows.
  • Participates in the budgeting process and provides financial information and consultation to Finance Leads. Monitors assigned budgets and provides business unit leaders with guidance.
  • Performs analysis and plays a key role in preparing monthly and quarterly budget forecast submissions. Participates in operational review preparation and prepares detailed analyses.
  • Plans, monitors and recommends improvements to the budgeting system.
  • Develops appropriate financial models using financial analysis tools and methods, productivity measures and decision-making parameters to facilitate financial forecasting.
  • Assists with financial planning and modeling for McKesson Canada's 3 year strategic planning process.
  • Prepares monthly variance analyses and corporate reporting.
  • Provides team members with support and financial analysis with a focus on quality and accuracy.
  • Performs detailed analysis of for specific projects as required, including preparation of work plans, analysis, reports and recommendations.


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Professional designation (CA, CMA, CGA).
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in accounting, planning and analysis.
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and Cognos would be a definite asset.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities with a creative and innovative mindset.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.
  • Ability to have a  broad business perspective.
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and timeliness.
  • Ability to manage change and be a team player.
  • Bilingualism (French and English).
Benefits & Company Statement

It starts with you. That's a simple sentence but it says a lot. It reminds each one of us that what we do matters. Every single McKesson Canada employee contributes to our mission -- whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. By connecting and improving the business of healthcare, we're helping to ensure that millions of patients get the treatment they need. And by choosing a career with McKesson Canada, you'll join a team of passionate people working together to improve lives and advance healthcare.

At McKesson Canada, we believe we can empower healthcare. And it all starts with you.

As an equal opportunity employer, McKesson Canada unites the talents and contributions of all to advance the power of healthcare. Learn more about your opportunities by visiting the careers section at

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